Your feedback is terrific

Thanks to all of you who have let us know what you think about the new look print edition of Westender.

We love it too!

Yes, there are quite a few adjustments we want to make but overall we love the job that local design house Text & Image have done.

The February edition is now planned and our scribes are busily out there discovering the latest on G20, the big plans all of you have for 2014 and the latest and greatest arts, music and films.

Happy Holidays or a very stressful Christmas?

Happy Holidays or a very stressful Christmas?

If all you want to do is Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas but are instead too stressed trying to Deck the Halls to feel Joy to the World, it's time to take a Christmas reality check.

QUT Rehabilitation and Wellness manager Dr Leith Henry, a psychologist, said it was ... Read online.

Geoff hearts the Greens

Geoff Ebbs speaks

Geoff Ebbs love for the Greens has seen him run as a federal candidate three times

In the light of the piece run on Margot Kingston’s No Fibs and reproduced here, it is important to clarify my position. The decision not to stand as the candidate for ... Read online.

Make your money count

Could an ethical self managed superannuation fund work for you?

Did you know that your superannuation does not need to be invested with big multinational fund management companies or in industry super funds with standard choice offers?  

Investing in a Self Managed Superannuation Fund (SMSF) with specialist advice by an ethical investment adviser can create a financially rewarding and ... Read online. (This article also appears in the December print edition of Westender)

Aboriginal woman

Too raunchy for facebook

Soul partners enjoy a complete union on all levels.

Westender columnist Sidonie Bouchet has been banned from facebook - much to the disappointment of her 207,000 fans.

Her internationally popular facebook page Soul Sex has offended the faceless folk at facebook by ... Read online.

Cute possum

Why Possums Are Jerks

The gang of one on Kaya Ra's balcony

It was about the time that I was shuffling around nervously just outside my share-house’s kitchen with a giant inflatable toothpaste tube that I wondered, ‘are possums really that cute?’

The novelty toothpaste tube in question was one that I ... Read online. (This article also appears in the December print edition of Westender)

West End film fest back for fifth year

West End film fest back for fifth year

There are only a few weeks left to get your films into the West End Film Festival’s 2014 short film competition.

The West End Film Festival (WEFF) is Queensland’s biggest dedicated short film festival are very proud to be returning for their 5th year in March 2014.  WEFF are passionate ... Read online.

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